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,000 still stranded in this new jersey town. >>> crisis in new york. nearly half the city without power. at least two dozen dead, as the biggest hospitals fight to stay up and running. forced to evacuate the sickest patients down dark flights of stairs. >>> and, the aftermath. our team travels to the outer edges of the storm's fury, to towns demolished by a giant wall of water, where people were rescued from rooftops and sandy's misery stretches on. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with bill weir and cynthia mcfadden in new york city, and terry moran in tom's river, new jersey, this is a special edition of "nightline," the perfect storm. october 31st, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran and i'm in tom's river, new jersey, one of the hard-hit communities on the water in this state. the water that superstorm andy hurled against the atlantic seaboard from maryland, all the way up to new york city and beyond. so many communities utterly devastated. you can see this kind of scene, as you see behind me, mile after mile on this coast. and two days after landfall now, the
weir and tonight, juju chang in new york city, this is fwhl until, november 2nd, 2012. >>> good evening, i'm juju chang. in the five days since superstorm sandy ravaged the east coast, those caught in its path are still reeling from the magnitude of the crisis. we now know the storm took the lives of at least 105 people, and caused an estimated $50 billion in damage and knocked out power to 8.5 million initially and 3.6 million people still remain in the dark tonight. and late today, in new york city, the largest marathon in the world was canceled for the first time ever in its 42-year history, following days of outrage at the specter of precious resources being deployed away from relief efforts. not far from the starting blocks for the marathon, staten island is a wasteland of destruction. >> within seconds, my street was getting flooded with water. >> reporter: jennifer has been staying at this hilton garden inn since the storm forced her to evacuate. >> they didn't have jackets, they didn't have nothing. we had nothing for them, no diapers, we just literally ran for our lives. >> rep
moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 1st, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. and tonight, we bring you a fresh crisis in a community already decimated by superstorm sandy. tensions are running high over a dwindling supply of vital fuel and supplies on staten island. perhaps the least well known of new york city's five borrows. just a short ferry ride from manhattan, smack dab in the middle of new york harbor. so, that means it bore the brunt of the devastating flood surge. so, tonight, as search andless kupt continues, my co-anchor cynthia mcfadden is there. good evening, cynthia. >> reporter: good evening, terry. massive disaster are composed of small tragedies, one that played out behind me. you may just be able to make out a staircase that used to lead to a house where mother, father and 13-year-old daughter lived. only the mother survived. those stories are far too common out here in staten island. >> when is the government coming? >> reporter: it was a desperate cry for help. >> we're going to die, if we get killed with the weath
of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 7th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. well, as the happy obama family flew back to washington today, a few conservative pundits observed that if only america had the same demographics as it did under ronald reagan, mitt romney would have won. yes. and if jonie loves chachi was still in primetime, people wouldn't laugh at my parachute pants. the country is changing in waves. and what last night taught us is that the party that knows how to ride those waves wins. here's my co-anchor, terry moran. >> reporter: america awakened to a new political reality this morning. >> what happened? >> i was wrong. >> reporter: so were a lot of republicans. >> i so wish that i had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead the country in a different direction. but the nation chose another leader. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: what happened yesterday's simple, really, and profound and reflected in all those faces in the crowds last night at obama and romney headquarters. the american e
resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 16th, 2012. >> good friday evening, i'm bill weir. well, only in america is it controversial for me to begin tonight's program by declaring that global warming is really happening. for doubters, 332-straight months of above average temperatures is not proof enough. and even among believers, there's a fight over who to blame, god or man, natural cycles of fossil fuels. the very words climate change were noticeably absent from this past election, but sandy brought them back in a big way and eager to fuel the conversation, two artists convinced they can help skeptics see climate change in ways scientists cannot. if you drive outside of juneau, alaska, past nugget falls and through the blueberry colored icebe icebergs, you will find mendenhall glacier. of what's left of it. >> the ice came out to right about here in 2007. >> reporter: wow. five years ago, we'd be bumping into the glacier right here. >> yeah. >> reporter: and if you time your visit just right, you might run into
resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden, and bill weir in new york city. this is "nightline," november 20th, 2012. >>> good evening. i'm terry moran. thanksgiving's only two days away now, which means that holiday shopping frenzy is upon us. and if your christmas list is threatening to do major damage to your bank account, you're not alone. when it comes to finding the very best deals on everything from smartphones to cameras to toys, the answer may be only an app away. abc's sharyn alfonsi brings us the new tricks to saving big for our series, "easy money." >> reporter: meet the perillo family. three sisters in constant motion. it doesn't leave a lot of time for working parents, like sarah and chris perillo, to do a lot of holiday shopping. >> we look for online free shipping. anything we can do to avoid the malls and bring three kids to the malls. >> reporter: increasingly, families like the perillos who struggle to find time to shop and the best deals are turning to the internet. this year, for the first time, more than half of us will shop online, spe
, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 29th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. well, tonight, an important investigation raising controversial questions about how far is too far when it comes to physical discipline and control in schools? for most kids, the worst they've got to fear from unruly behavior in class is a trip to the principal's office. but in some schools, students are receiving far more severe treatment, like being locked in windowless cells or stuffed into bags. now, some of the footage you're about to see is not easy to watch. here's abc's brian ross with a "nightline" investigates. >> reporter: this surveillance video shows a high school student by the name on andre mccollins, in the lower right of the screen, about to go through what his school calls skin shock therapy for misbehavior. about 60 volts of therapy. there are no national standards for the punishments or restraints used on school children, including those like andre, with severe behavioral difficulty. >> i can't believe they call themselves humans and do such a thi
, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 15th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden. tonight, we go on the air, intensifying missile attacks are pounding the gaza strip. part of an escalating conflict that has the world holding its breath, fearing a new war in the middle east could erupt at any moment. tensions between the israelis and palestinians are threatening to boil over, in a region still destabilized from the arab spring. abc's christiane amanpour reports from a middle east on the brink. christiane? >> reporter: cynthia, tonight, i can tell, you jerusalem where i am is extremely tense. here and around the world, everyone is watching to see who will make the next move in this increasingly deadly game of chess in the holy land. the last time there was this kind of violence was four years ago when israel conducted an air and ground invasion of gaza, it lasted three weeks and left more than 1,000 people dead. after days of tit for tat attacks between israelis and palestinians, the israeli military stepped up, launching what they call operati
investing. >> announcer: "nightline" continues from new york city with cynthia mcfadden. >> adoption can be a beautiful thing. bringing together babies who need parents with parents who are desperate for children. about 50,000 children are adopted into new families by american parents every year. i was once one of them. but now comes a highly unusual new way to make a match. craigslist. that's right. a place where people buy and sell their old stuff, that marketplace is now facilitating adoptions. good idea? we asked abc's reena ninan to take a look. >> reporter: what you're about to see is a most unusual family reunion. >> hi! >> reporter: 2-year-old ben welcoming his biological mother into his home for the very first time. his adopted family right behind him. >> hi! >> reporter: an extraordinary journey for all of them. tammy, the girl from the wrong side of the tracks, who gave ben up. tracy, the suburban mom who took him in. perhaps most stunning, though, is how they found each other. what do you say when you tell people, i found my baby on craigslist? >> yeah, well, i try to phrase
moran in des moines, iowa. bill weir in manchester, new hampshire. and cynthia mcfadden in new york city. this is "nightline," november 5th, 2012. >>> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden. tonight, the sprint to the finish line with only 24 hours left in this presidential race, my co-anchors terry moran and bill weir on the trail with the candidates. we'll have their reports in a moment. >>> but first, the other story dominating the news for the past week, hurricane sandy and the devastation left in its wake. and the desire to do something to help. so all day today, disney and abc have been raising money to help those who need it most. we kicked it off this morning with a telethon on "gma." as of right now, viewers contributed a staggering amount, $15.7 million, which includes $3 million from samsung. if you can help, dial the number listed on the screen. we hope you will. >>> we turn to the election. terry moran on the trail with president obama today and joins us from iowa. good evening, terry. 11 cities in three days. >> reporter: that's right, the final lap. and this is the final time
, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 8th, 2012. >> good evening, i'll bill weir. well, today in arizona, a 77-year-old man took his first free breath in 38 years. of course, people leave prison every day in this country, but what makes this moment extraordinary are the twists and turns that preceded it. the double homicide, the exwife's accusations, the desperate decades spent trying to prove innocence. abc's dan harris has been following this story for years, and brings us the very latest in this "nightline" investigates. >> reporter: you are looking at bill macumber's first breaths of freedom, after serving 38 years for a double murder he says he did not commit. >> big day, family day. >> reporter: this scene, the culmination of an astonishingly nasty fight between macumber and two powerful women. his ex-wife and also the governor of arizona. late today, at his first news conference, macumber cried when talking about the lawyers who fought to get him out. >> excuse me, excuse the emotion, but -- i'm here because of all these people. so -- i woul
weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 9th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. when president obama strode into the east room of the white house this afternoon, we all knew that job one of term two is to hammer out some sort of deal with republicans to keep the federal government from veering off the so-called fiscal cliff. and we knew he would probably lay down some markers. >> i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. i'm committed to solving our fiscal challenges. but i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. i'm not going to ask students and seniors and middle class families to pay down the entire deficit while people like me making over $250,000 aren't asked to pay a dime more in taxes. i'm not going to do that. >> but what we did not know about that moment is that the president was also thinking about finding a new director of the cia. after decorated four-star general david petraeus admitted an affair and resigned. abc's senior foreign affairs correspondent martha raddatz has the details. >> reporter: as cia director, david petraeus held all of
at your local mercedes-benz dealer. >> announcer: "nightline" continues from new york city with terry moran. >>> so we turn now to the strange tale of an american tech mogul at the center of an international murder mystery. a man whose name is synonymous with security, john mcafee, he built a fortune creating anti-virus software that protects come puputers around t world. now he is being chased by police across a tiny country in central america. and matt guttman reports from belize. >> reporter: john mcafee, a software savant, synonymous with security is synonymous with drugs, paranoia, and the murder of, mcafee's murder here in belize. tonight, 48 hours after his neighbor was shot point-blank in the back of the head, mcafee is on the run, telling wired magazine he drastically changed his appearance. police tell abc news the 67-year-old is a person of interest and is now being hunted by police even american officials still investigating the scene of the crime. >> when the police arrived at his property he saw them coming and he hid. he in fact says he dug himself into the sand and put
" continues from new york city with bill weir. >> years ago in a remote corner of zambia, i met an 8-year-old boy who grew up on a dirt floor under a thatched roof and whose best item of clothing happened to be a boston celtics t-shirt. he didn't know the means of the words on his chest, the shirt probably came from some pile of donation, but it showed the reach of the nba brand. you see this a lot. and tonight, there's some good-hearted men within the nba, trying to help similar children in ways that go far beyond second-hand t-shirts. here's jeffrey kofman. >> here we go. one last time. one last time. ready? recover. get them. >> reporter: they just might be the luckiest boys in africa. and maybe the world. >> excellent work, guys, excellent work. >> reporter: selected from 20 countries, flown here to johannesburg for four days of intensive basketball coaching -- >> basket one, far side, go. >> reporter: from some of the biggest names in the world of sports. >> nba, we are coming. >> nba, we are coming. >> reporter: that's nba, as in national basketball association. and that is nba all-
at $5.15. only from the postal service. >> announcer: "nightline" continues from new york city with bill weir. >> more than a few female film fans remember the first time they saw a shirtless young actor named brad pitt holster a hair dryer in "thelma and louise." and in the two decades since he's added humanitarian and family man to that heartthrob resume along with some darn fine performances and one very interesting chanel perfume ad. his latest film "killing them softly" has him as a suave hit man alongside james gandolfini, a guy who rarely does interviews. but the two could not resist a chat with my "nightline" co-anchor cynthia mcfadden. >> excuse me, ma'am. >> reporter: it was more than 20 years ago that a young actor played a sexy hitchhiker in "thelma and louise" and forever stole the hearts of millions of women. >> my goodness. >> reporter: but brad pitt wasn't just a romantic lead. his tough guy bona fides were cemented in films like "fight club." >> first rule of fight club, you do not talk about fight club. >> reporter: this week, he's opening in a new film, "killing them s
with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city. this is "nightline," november 13th, 2012. >>> good evening, i'm terry moran. well the twists just keep on coming in the scandal that led cia director david petraeus to step down. and today there was a stunning new turn that now the top general in afghanistan is feeling the unwelcome glare of the spotlight. at the center of it all, a tampa socialite named jill kelly. and abc's brian ross has set out to discover who this woman really its who has helped unravel the careers of one of the most powerful men in america. >> reporter: her destrakttracto harsh saying she is a social climbing bored socialite. in the course of only a few days two of the most powerful men in america have been surrounded by scandal because of action she's has taken. sending shock waves all the way to the white house. >> well i certainly, think, wouldn't call it welcome. >> reporter: first it was cia director david petraeus. and now it is general john allen, running the war in afghanistan. togeth together, a devastating blow to a country at war. >> anythin
-benz dealer. >>> "nightline" continues from new york city with cynthia mcfadden. >> alicia keys was younger than your average college grad when she skyrocketed to fame on the sheer force of her talent. a classically trained pianist with a soulful voice, keys is r & b royalty and with a new album "girl on fire" hitting stores next week we sat down to talk about love, passion and the little guy who has changed her world. it's a "nightline" interview. ♪ in girl is on fire >> reporter: alicia keys seems to be living her new hit. ♪ this girl is on fire ♪ she's walking on fire >> reporter: this girl is on fire, i'm embarrassed to say is my new hairbrush song. you make us think we can sing even when we can't. >> i love it. >> reporter: you can really sing it. ♪ this girl is on fire >> the song came from a feeling and this feeling of my kind of finding my own space and to be my own self, my own full self, love it or hate it, whatever the case, here i am and here's me. >> reporter: at 31, she says she's come into her own. >> i'm more excited about this album than i've been for any record, ev
. >>> from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is a special edition of "nightline," "giving thanks: darius' dream tour." >> good evening and happy thanksgiving, i'm cynthia mcfadden. on this day dedicated to giving thanks, we want to introduce you to a young man whose story is a testament to the power of friendship and the strength of the spirit. his name is darius weems and his life has been an incredible and some might say nearly impossible journey. he lives each day with a devastating disease, duchenne muscular dystrophy, yet he's one of the most positive and inspiring people we've ever met. we're heading off on an unexpected adventure. it's hard to believe all of this started as a road trip between friends. >> it's hay hem. kind of like beatle mania. >> reporter: darius goes beatle. but seven years and many, many miles later, it's turned into this. a lesson about life from a guy who knows first hand how precious every day is. and in rural south china, maine, they are very happy he is here. it isn't the fab four brin
of my ministry is online. >> he said that gas rationing in new york city could lead to cannibalism. >> your baby might start looking like a chicken. >> he has accused justice mayer. >> she was a part of an elite pagan group. >> people see me and they're like, whoa! you're changed. i see this guy and i'm like, thanks, man of god. forerunner right here. >> on the video, angus jones makes it clear he's a phaneuf hudson's but hudson said he has never seen "two and a half men" and was meeting jones for the first time that day. >> everything that angus said came from angus. i was sitting there and if you look at the video and you see my fates, i was as genuinely, i don't want to say shocked but taken back by his boldness. >> please stop filling your head with filth. please. >> i don't know if angus's calling is to become a preacher. i don't know. but i think that angus should follow the leadership of the holy spirit upon his life. >> others aren't so sure. first and foremost, jones' mother. she reportedly said she is concerned her son is being exploited by this church. on the video, jone
but i'm glad i stayed and was able to help you people. >> reporter: he's an off new york city firefighter. he led the group through murky waist deep water to his house. >> i was facing a fire on one side and i saw you on the other. i can do this. >> reporter: but no stopping this blaze. they had to flee joe's house, too. all three of breezy's emergency vehicles were dead in the water and all-volunteer fire department forced to ee vavacua people with boats. the volunteer fireman on duty that night. they ended up here at st. thomas more church. >> right now we're in a church, 40 of us that are, as sbeek, about to be evacuated and taken out on a bus. this is a community that lost the most people during 9/11 of firefighters and cops. this community was hit hor which tonight. >> reporter: first sunday mass since the floodwaters receded from the pews. >> hurricane sandy has given us a lot to think about, a lot to pray about. >> reporter: and this is irving wall now, the houses gone. residents all survived. >> jumped out of our house, running for our lives and we swam. >> reporter: t
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